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Come and hear about this year’s festival programme with taster sessions of readings and poems. An informal gathering of literary friends with a glass of wine included. Final session hears popular local Shakespeare scholar, Philip Adams, give the second... Read more…
Start: Fri, 12 September, 2014 7:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £6, £5.40 concessions
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Book Group: The Pearl by John Steinbeck Our second season of Book Groups starts with discussion about The Pearl by John Steinbeck. Facilitated by The Spring’s Director Sophie Fullerlove this is a chance to come and talk about American classic... Read more…
Start: Thu, 18 September, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £5. £12 if booking all three at once
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Martin Malone, editor of The Interpreter’s House poetry journal and this year’s Poetry Competition Adjudicator gives some guidance on getting your verse published.  A workshop for poets who want to share their work more widely. Read more…
Start: Fri, 3 October, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £5, £4 concessions
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The official opening of the festival with invited guests.  Includes presentation of competition prizes and readings of winning entries. Read more…
Start: Fri, 3 October, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: Free
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Enjoy lunch at the Spring with exciting and at times very funny performances from the Rhymes with Orange poets. Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 October, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: Free
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At 95 years old, Harry Haines, much lauded  as the Miner Poet in the 1950s, is still writing and publishing his work.  A chance to hear him interviewed about his fascinating life and work, interspersed with readings from his... Read more…
Start: Sat, 4 October, 2014 2:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £6, £5.40 concessions
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Carol is a published novelist and member of the Crime Writers’ Association.  This workshop will introduce you to some of the tricks and conventions of the crime writer’s trade. Read more…
Start: Mon, 6 October, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £8, £6 concessions
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To complement this evening’s literary inspired musical performance, Joan McGavin introduces you to the work of 18th Century actor, playwright and composer Charles Dibdin.  Still famous for his patriotic songs, Dibdin took much of his inspiration from the sea... Read more…
Start: Mon, 6 October, 2014 6:45 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £3, or free to those with tickets for Peter Rhodes' recital
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Inspired by Literature A piano recital by Peter Rhodes Programme: Schubert Sonata in Bb D 960 Chopin Nocturne Op 9 No 1 Chopin Mazurkas Op 30 Nos 1 and 2 Chopin Nocturne Op 15 No 2 Chopin Mazurkas Op... Read more…
Start: Mon, 6 October, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: The Spring
Phone: 023 9247 2700
Address:
The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: £12.50, £11.25 Concessions
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Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life. This intimate show is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the... Read more…
Start: Tue, 7 October, 2014 6:30 pm
Venue: Waterlooville Library
Address:
The Precinct, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7DT, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 adults, £3 children

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